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Water and Wastewater Engineering

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Water and Wastewater Engineering by Mackenzie Leo Davis
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. An In-Depth Guide to Water and Wastewater EngineeringThis authoritative volume offers comprehensive coverage of the design and construction of municipal water and wastewater facilities. The book addresses water treatment in detail, following the flow of water through the unit processes and coagulation, flocculation, softening, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection, and residuals management. Each stage of wastewater treatment--preliminary, secondary, and tertiary--is examined along with residuals management. Water and Wastewater Engineering contains more than 100 example problems, 500 end-of-chapter problems, and 300 illustrations. Safety issues and operation and maintenance procedures are also discussed in this definitive resource. Coverage includes: Intake structures and wells Chemical handling and storage Coagulation and flocculation Lime-soda and ion exchange softening Reverse osmosis and nanofiltration Sedimentation Granular and membrane filtration Disinfection and fluoridation Removal of specific constituents Drinking water plant residuals management, process selection, and integration Storage and distribution systems Wastewater collection and treatment design considerations Sanitary sewer design Headworks and preliminary treatment Primary treatment Wastewater microbiology Secondary treatment by suspended and attached growth biological processes Secondary settling, disinfection, and postaeration Tertiary treatment Wastewater plant residuals management Clean water plant process selection and integration

Author Biography

Mackenzie L. Davis, Ph.D., P.E., BCEE, is an Emeritus Professor of Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University. He received all his degrees from the University of Illinois. From 1968 to 1971 he served as a Captain in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps. During his military service he conducted air pollution surveys at Army ammunition plants. From 1971 to 1973 he was Branch Chief of the Environmental Engineering Branch at the U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. His responsibilities included supervision of research on air, noise, and water pollution control and solid waste management for Army facilities. In 1973, he joined the faculty at Michigan State University. He has taught and conducted research in the areas of air pollution control and hazardous waste management. His honors and awards include the State-of-the-Art Award from the ASCE, Chapter Honor Member of Chi Epsilon, Sigma Xi, election as a Fellow in the Air and Waste Management Association, and election as a Diplomate in the American Academy of Environmental Engi-neers with certification in hazardous waste management. He has received teaching awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers Student Chapter, Michigan State University College of Engineering, North Central Section of the American Society for Engineering Education, Great Lakes Region of Chi Epsilon, and the Amoco Corporation. In 1998, he received the Lyman A. Ripperton Award for distinguished achievement as an educator from the Air and Waste Management Association. In 2007, he was recognized as the Educational Professional of the Year by the Michigan Water Environment Association. He is a registered professional engineer in Michigan. Dr. Davis is the author of a student and professional edition of Water and Wastewater Engineering and co-author of Introduction to Environmental Engineering with Dr. David Cornwell. In 2003, Dr. Davis retired from Michigan State University.
Release date Australia
April 12th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
200 Illustrations, unspecified
Imprint
McGraw-Hill Professional
Pages
1296
Dimensions
208x241x51
ISBN-13
9780071713849
Product ID
3995786

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